You are here

Recommend best way and program to clone disk

For current or would-be users of Apple Mac computers, with answers to many FAQs.

Re: Recommend best way and program to clone disk

Postby ConcertinaChap » Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:59 pm

Not convinced that will work unless you know the format of the disk in your recorder. On my recorder, for instance the file system is EXT3. Many video recorders use Linux as the host OS and they tend to use EXT2, 3 or 4 for their file systems. That means that you'll need special software on your Mac to be able to read the disk at all! I used extFS from Paragon Software to handle this, but to be honest it was more flakey than paid-for software ought to be.

Executive summary: what you want to do is quite difficult.

CC
User avatar
ConcertinaChap
Jedi Poster
Posts: 7718
Joined: Wed Jul 20, 2005 12:00 am
Location: Bradford on Avon
Making music: Eagle Alley, recording music: Mr Punch's Studio
If you want me I'll be down on Sound on Sound on Sound.

Previous

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users